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PBS
Nov 26, 2012 4:30pm PST
hardly working-- using high speed office computers to scour the internet for bargains. others browsed at retail stores, but used mobile phones and tablets to make their purchases online. >> but internet shopping is more than just price comparison this year. it's about going shopping with friends and family even when they're not there. >> it makes them feel better about shopping when they are accessing social media. and its sort of that gratifying that other people agree that this the kind of product that someone would like. it's a quality product. it performs well whatever. >> reporter: a whopping 122 million americans are expected to shop online today. retailers will be watching closely, trying to spot new trends and consumer preferences. >> the growth in retail-- a lot of it is coming from the online businesses. so we're really becoming cyber everything in terms of shopping. >> reporter: as of friday, nearly $14 billion has been spent online this holiday season. that's a 16% jump over last year. the fastest growing category for online spending is digital content like itunes. next is to
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 1:30am PST
and helped us identify ourselves in the process. [applause] and now... thank you. and now the capitol recording stars, the singing five keys! ♪ ♪ i sa mok em boo di ay ♪ i sa mok em boo ♪ i went to china town ♪ way back in old hong kong ♪ took out some egg foo yung ♪ and then i heard a gong ♪ ling, ting, tong, tried to sing that song called ♪ ♪ i sa mok em boo di ay, i sa mok em boo ♪ we were the first rock-and-roll generation. before us, the kids had to listen to what their parents listened to, the big band. nothing wrong with the big band, but it's the first time the kid had his own music. ♪ and as i looked around ♪ the lights were going down ♪ and this is what i found ♪ a ling, ting, tong, tried to sing that song ♪ ♪ called i so mok em boo di ay, i so mok em boo ♪ bobby jay: there was a new market coming along that no one yet identified or targeted, the teenager. they were always there. in the '40s with sinatra they were called bobbysoxers. they didn't want to hear the music of their parents. they wanted something different, they wanted s
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